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officials to enact legislative changes for others in the same situation. >>> richmond city officials have clayed repair work on -- delayed repair work on the richmond refinery damaged earlier this year. city residents were given a chance to weigh in on the repair process. charles clifford has details. >> reporter: inside richmond city hall wednesday, around 100 people attended an informational meeting to hear details about chevron plans to repair its damaged refinery. in order to fix the burned out crude unit, the company needs permits from the city. the city put the brakes on the process a few weeks ago. questions came up regarding chevron's choice of material, the use of chromium 9 in replacing a pipeline. city officials delayed approval in order to study the decision to use chrome 9. >> permits of the construction and use of a suitable pipe material are important. but on their own are inefficient in terms of the regulatory process. there are many other steps that need to be taken. >> reporter: they say chromium 9 meets standards used throughout the refining industry. the public was giv
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> classes resume today at san jose city college after the campus was shut down because of an alert about a possible armed intruder. >> i feel fine. i didn't feel nervous or anything. they handled it professionally. >> she hunkered down in her office for three hours last night while police searched. ktvu reported live from the scene, the drama started at 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon when someone reported seeing a gunman on campus. authorities sent a message to studentsp and staff stoo-- students and staff to stay inside. and then conducted a search but found no gunman. police began following up on leads it find out whether there was actually was an intruder. >> we took it very seriously as we do all calls that come in. but this call appeared to have credibility to it. >> police have undergone training and plan to hold more sessions in the future. >>> san francisco woman who was being held in connection with the death of her daughter has been released from jail. the girl was found laying on the sidewalk and died at the hospital. police arrested the mother, 46- ye
by the peninsula. it is 36 degrees right now and redwood city. >> >> we are back as 7:10 a.m.. a big sale for the toyota camry. america's most popular car faired poorly in this new front crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry is a front wheel ended up a bidding the passenger compartment foot well it worked. so far--the airbags did not deploy. the toyota pre s v hybrid wagon did not perform any better. it also urged a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi received as a to stop rating of good in a crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the pilots can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the recall affects 2010 through 2012 chevrolet colorado and gmc kenyan midsized trucks. if the main last is not fastened, the hood could open. gm found a problem after getting too complex. the recall is expected to begin next month. the >> it's showtime for ups!. the carrier today says that this will be the peak sipping day and the busiest is history. the men and women and brown
city college. it prompted the campus to be locked down for hours. the caller said a strange-year- old came up to him -- stranger came up to him on the sidewalk and said he had seen a strange man and they searched the building and they said the caller did the right thing by reporting the incident. >>> they want to catch whoever fired shots on highway 85 in cupertino. it all happened yesterday afternoon about 12:30 in the southbound lanes on stevens creek boulevard. the recruiter was driving an unmarked car which was hit several times but the recruiter marine was not himself hit. >> they are trying to get an angle of some of these bullet holes and we will try to match it up with evidence and what they find. >> they do not believe the marine was targeted because he was wearing a jacket over his uniform and the car was unmarked. >>> they will be testifying before congress and hearings investigating the deadly attack on benghazi in libya. it comes two days after they issued a report blaming management failures for grossly inadequate security at that consulate. the findings led to the resig
place anywhere in the city especially considering he has been under rent control for so long. can't anyone help him relocate? >> if you are homeless and you're a drug addict, perhaps they will help you. but if you like me and paid your rent every day for 40 years and been basically a good guy, there is no help. >> reporter: his landlord is ee investigating davis employing the ellis act, a warning man dade by law that gives renters a heads up that the landlord is planning something different with the property. the ellis act restricts landlords from kick everyone out then raising the rent. >> hey hey, ho ho! [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: activists held a demonstration at 18th and castro this afternoon saying they are highlighting the fact that there's been a sharp increase in ellis act ee visions in recent months. they say some 27 city landlords have informed tenants they are getting evicted. that includes 17 buildings in the mission alone. bad news in the holiday season. >> i would love to have my daughter raised in san francisco. we can't officially afford it if we're ellis act m
resume at san jose city college after a lock down. police responded to a call from someone saying they saw a man with a gun on campus. but after a search a gunman was never found and there were no reports of shots fired. >> we weigh them out but this call appeared to have quite a bit of credibility to it when it came in. >> he said this is still an active investigation and police are still trying to figure out who made that call. >>> president obama said today he will use his power to try to prevent more tragedies like the shooting in newton, connecticut. >> if there is one thing we can do to prevent any of these events, we have a obligation to try. >> the president said vice president joe biden will head the effort and come up with a list of proposals by january. president obama called on congress to reinstate a assault weapons ban. >>> reaction to president obama's pledge today was quick and mixed. ktvu's mike mibach is in oakland with the push by the state to keep guns away from certain people. >> reporter: getting guns out of the hands of the mentally disabled has been a big i
. just 22 minutes out of novado into the city. james? >> san francisco firefighters battled an early morning fire in the noe valley neighborhood. the fire broke out around two a-m. in the 14-hundred block of sanchez street near 27th street. it was contained about 15 minutes later. no word yet on how bad the damage was or if there were any injuries. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> police are continuing to investigate materials that were found stored in a san mateo home. police and fire officials detonated the materials found in the home in the 400 block of parrott drive. authorities say the materials were not stable to move without potential of explosion and evacuated the block while warning other residents. the san mateo county bomb squad was also called into the scene. >> there were a lot of chemicals. we were concerned after we spoke with the sheriff's office, there was ether and an asset that had to be taking care of on-site it was too dangerous to transport. and in acid. >> you felt the explosion and you felt the shock. the neighbors across the street could
wrapped gifts in their car. >> a new report from oakland city auditor reveals that the city has failed to reimburse people who mistakenly paid twice for their parking tickets. the san francisco chronicle reports that the windfall was discovered as part of a larger audit of oakland's parking ticket management for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. last year alone, the overpayments added up to $316,000. city officials claim that they did not know about state law that requires cities to reimburse overpayments. they say from now on, people who overpay or automatically be refunded, but only when the amount in question is $200 or more. >> the looming fiscal cliff might affect your tax returns. if congress fails to reach a deal by december 31st, as many as 1 million people could see delays in their tax refunds. that's because, the end come exemption levels under the wealth tax or alternative minimum tax whenever adjusted for inflation, since it was an act did decades ago. over the years, lawmakers have consistently pass a package to raise those levels. they have not done so this year. the tax filing
that plan meaning san jose will no longer be the nation's largest city without the dental preventative. it will take about two years though to get the system up and running. >>> well, bitter cold blanketing the bay area. you can see it from frost covered car windows and in some north bay communities, people were scraping the ice off their windshields. julie watts says there's another change on the way. julie. >> that's right. i'm in for paul tonight filling in or weather duty and i can tell you temperatures already beginning to drop. in fact, current temperatures out there right now anywhere from the low 50s to mid-40s and they will get cooler from there. the good news is not quite as chilly as last night. we'll see freezing temperatures but a bit more mild. rain returns thursday afternoon, a wet windy extended forecast is coming up. >> thank you. >>> what's rich in the eyes of congress? how the "fiscal cliff" rescue plan may hinge on differing definitions. >> this hotel has done nothing for us but try to bring us down. >> a nuisance neighbor closed by the courts. why the owner of a ba
will be dealing with temperatures in the 50s. a bit warmer. 50s in daly city, 55 in richmond and 50s in pleasanton. there is rainfall approaching you can see by 3:00 p.m. by 8:00 p.m. and we will see this on the north bay. with a look at your extended forecast time it out for the holiday. >>pam: and -- we are continuing to follow developing news tonight. a freeway shooting. you're looking at video from a marine recuriters car shot at -- multiple times. kron4 crews are on the scene. as the search the gunman continues. an update coming up at 5:30 >> some comments coming in from our facebook fan pagetricia pope streichan if someone is really bent on hurting or killing anyone, gun control won't stop them. they will obtain a weapon illegally or use some other method. plain and simple. >> meanwhile,chalyn groux no one needs to have high powered assualt guns that can take out a roomful of people in less than a minute. plain and simple. >> and -- we are continuing to follow developing news tonight. scene. as the search thea memorial being held in newton, connecticut -- the scene of a deadly elementary sch
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